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Sen. Rand Paul to Offer Amendment to House-Passed FISA Bill to Protect Americans’ Privacy, Reform System ‘What Happened to General Flynn and President Trump Should Never Be Allowed to Happen Again’ ~ Rand Paul   WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Senator Rand Paul...
Some Democrats in Congress are trying to abolish the Space Force at a time when China and Russia have been doubling down on expanding their military capabilities in space. On Wednesday, Rep. Jared Huffman (D-Calif.) introduced a bill named No...
As President Joe Biden embarks on an ambitious plan to sell his massive coronavirus relief package to the public, conservatives are starting to ask: Did we botch this? The overwhelming sentiment within the Republican Party is that voters will turn...
Today U.S. Senator Josh Hawley (R-Mo.) called out the Senate's proposed $10 billion bailout for Jeff Bezos, Amazon CEO, included in a bill to increase U.S. competitiveness over China. Senator Hawley also criticized Amazon's purchase of MGM, saying the "sale...
On March 27th, President Trump signed the CARES Act, legislation that will provide the emergency funds necessary to steer our economy through the outbreak of the China Virus and help Americans meet their financial needs. Part of that legislation...
April 8, 2019 (LifeSiteNews) — Jason is 13 and wants to date his male 21-year-old student-teacher. If the "LGBT" Equality Act passes through Congress, the age of consent barrier may fall and allow him to do so. Perhaps by now...
Washington, D.C. — Senators Tom Cotton (R-Arkansas) and Joni Ernst (R-Iowa) introduced the Agriculture Intelligence Measures (AIM) Act, legislation to establish an Office of Intelligence within the U.S. Department of Agriculture. This office would leverage the assets of the intelligence community...
Currently, whether we want to admit it or not, our system of permits is one of mistrust.  That means you can exercise a fundamental right but you must prove yourself not guilty in advance. That is not how America...
LINCOLN – Today, Governor Pete Ricketts announced that he had signed a proclamation designating Nebraska as a “Second Amendment Sanctuary State.”  The proclamation is symbolic, and reaffirms Nebraska’s support for the right to bear arms. “The White House and U.S. Congress...
Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) said Democrats are trying to use the pandemic to enact a legislative agenda that would transform America into a socialist country with policies, such as having the federal government fund healthcare and childcare,...
Washington, D.C. – On Tuesday, March 16, 2021, Congressman Greg Murphy, M.D. (NC-03) introduced the Guard Our Border Act. The legislation would reassign 95% of National Guardsmen who are scheduled to arrive in Washington, D.C. and send them to the...
Senate Republicans on Wednesday voted to block debate on the $1.2 trillion infrastructure proposal that was previously touted as bipartisan. A group of 22 Democratic and Republican senators issued a statement to media outlets after the vote that they are “close...
Senate Republicans will not vote to raise the debt limit at this time because of Democrat plans to spend trillions of dollars, Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) and other Republican leaders said Wednesday. The House of Representatives voted this week along party lines...
A pair of Republican congressmen are calling on the Department of Education to reconsider spending federal dollars to promote critical race theory in civics and history classes across the country. In a letter (below and here) to Education Secretary Miguel Cardona, Reps....